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Busy year for law enforcement

Despite the oil and gas slowdown in 2015, McKenzie County law enforcement officers stayed busier than ever.

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue)read more »

Fuchs arrested in Montana

A man wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in McKenzie County was apprehended early Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, in Roosevelt County, Mont.

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue)read more »

State’s oil industry running on empty

State’s oil industry running on empty

North Dakota’s oil production rises with fewer rigs drilling

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Elementary school students anxious to leave portables

Elementary school students anxious to leave portables

Watford fourth and fifth-graders ready to move into Middle School classrooms

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Granting a dying father’s last wish

Granting a dying father’s last wish

Frye walks his daughter down the wedding aisle

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue)read more »

Study: Watford City student numbers expected to top 3,000

School district will see 10 percent growth in students for next 10 years

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Lucky to be alive

Lucky to be alive

Minnesota man survives 17 hours in cold after breaking leg while hunting pheasants

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford sales slump in third quarter of 2015

City, county taxable sales drop 37 percent from last year

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue)read more »

Compressor station explosion raises concerns

Compressor station explosion raises concerns

Explosion leads to apprehension and worry over pipeline and compressor station placement in both county and city

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s building boom slows

Watford’s building boom slows

Residential building permits drop by almost 600 percent from 2014 to 2015

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue)read more »

Burgerrito’s has 4th best burger in state

Burgerrito’s has 4th best burger in state

For most people who have tried a fresh-grilled burger at Watford City’s Burgerrito’s, it will come as no surprise that the little, hole-in-a-wall, burger joint was ranked as the 4th best burger joint in North Dakota.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue)read more »

2015 was a year of “catch up” for Watford

Watford City has seen huge changes in the past several years as the oil industry drove the community to a record population estimated at more than 7,000.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford City man charged with sex abuse of child

On Monday, Dec. 21, a joint law enforcement operation led to the arrest of Lance Foreman of Watford City for sexual abuse of a child.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue)read more »

Blue Santas help to make Christmas merry

Blue Santas help to make Christmas merry

Watford City Police Foundation raises over $10,000 to help make holiday special to 20 area families

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue)read more »

Enrollment comes up short for full enrollment grant

Board hires Construction Engineers as Construction Manager At Risk for possible new elementary school

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue)read more »

Paying back kindness received

Paying back kindness received

O’Connor honored as 2015 “Heart of Gold” recipient for work with food pantry

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue)read more »

Two county deputies reassigned pending their criminal cases

Three Sheriff’s Office employees facing charges from misdemeanor charges to a felony charge

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue)read more »

State’s oil, gas production up in troubling times

State’s oil, gas production up in troubling times

Oil producers continue belt-tightening as state’s oil prices hit seven-year low

Posted 12/15/15 (Tue)read more »

Taxpayers will see little or no change in county taxes

The majority of McKenzie County residents and commercial businesses will not see much of a change in their county taxes this year.

Posted 12/15/15 (Tue)read more »

City’s turns on new waste water treatment facility

City’s turns on new waste water treatment facility

With the addition of 20,000 gallons of sludge containing live micro-organisms and biology, Watford City’s new Mechanical Wastewater Treatment Plant was turned on Thursday, Dec. 3.

Posted 12/15/15 (Tue)read more »